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Job Rotation

The practice in which a person changes positions in an organization frequently for a certain period of time. For example, a new hire may work in operations for a few months, then accounting and finally in human resources. Job rotation is intended to give a person well-rounded insight into how an organization functions. It may be done especially for management trainees.

job rotation

see JOB DESIGN.

job rotation

see JOB.
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Another method of acquiring training in specific areas is through job rotation. In many instances, one unit of a library may be utilizing a computer system or technology not available in another unit.
During this time, the Graduate Trainees will be assigned regular job rotation assignments in three different departments within the organisation based on their studies and interests.
For those whose exposure to heat cannot be reduced, such as bakers and foundry works, the organisation is asking that workers be provided with adequate breaks and offered job rotation.
Good working conditions, employee get-togethers and job rotation are some other key factors that will not only result in organisations in GCC being perceived as employers of choice but in reality also being great places to work.
Is there an opportunity for job rotation or job shadowing?
Given the fact that fraud most often stems from the malfeasance of one or two employees operating in an isolated environment, policies enforcing segregation of duties, cross-training, job rotation and mandatory vacations also have definite advantages.
A panel of seven educators and professionals from academia, industry, and corporate learning institutions (see sidebar) evaluated the applications for their scope and innovation to include mentoring, continuous learning, career counseling, job rotation and shadowing, executive coaching, leadership development, and succession planning.
If you're unemployed and live in Midlothian or East Lothian, contact your local JobCentre to find out more about the Job Rotation project.
The reductions would not include any dismissals or layoffs, as the reductions would mainly be carried out through internal job rotation to Perlos' other plants in Finland.
Practices such as job rotation, problem-solving teams and self-directed workgroups are thought to increase job skill requirements because they tend to broaden job responsibilities.
Such "high-performance workplace" innovations might include, either singly or, more effectively, in combination, such practices as job rotation, self-managed teams, extensive worker training, widespread diffusion of computer technologies, or employee participation in problem-solving groups.
The idea behind job rotation is to alleviate physical fatigue and stress by rotating workers among jobs that require the use of different muscle-tendon groups.